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CPE Self-Study

Financial Forecasting: Managing Growth

Publisher: AICPA
  • $35.00-$55.00
    Financial Forecasting: Managing Growth Online Access Product #: 159880
    CGMA Holder: $35.00
    AICPA Member: $45.00
    Non-Member: $55.00

This course demonstrates what happens to a company that mismanages its growth. It also demonstrates how the basic model can be used to obtain the firm's maximum growth rate as well as discuss some of the techniques that are available to forecast sales. This course also demonstrates how to forecast cash needs for a shorter time period and how to integrate this shorter-term model with the percent of sales forecasting model.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss growth management
  • Analyze situations and determine how growth mismanagement occurs
  • Interpret the concept of sustainable growth
  • Calculate your company's or client's sustainable growth rate
  • Assess how to influence sustainable growth positively
  • Apply compound growth techniques to verify sales growth estimates given to you
  • Demonstrate how regression analysis can be used to assist in developing a sales forecast

Prerequisites: None

CGMA designation holders qualify for discounted pricing on this product. In order to receive your special pricing, you must be registered and signed in. View the complete list of development products available on CGMA.org.

About the Publisher

AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.